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Macy's to pay $650,000 settlement over racial profiling charges

Macy's agreed to pay $650,000 on Wednesday to settle charges of racial profiling at its flagship Manhattan department store.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, New York

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deseret News

Farm owners fined for refusing to host a wedding a " for a lesbian couple

Christian farm owners in upstate New York who declined a lesbian couple's request to hold a wedding ceremony on their property have been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay the women $1,500 each.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, New York

Reuters

The Islamic State buys itself a day of horror, little else, by killing James Foley

By uploading a video of its execution of journalist James Foley to the Web on Tuesday, the Islamic State achieves the impossible: It re-executes him every time somebody presses play.

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Related Topix: Twitter, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, Prison

Power 105.1 FM

Camron says 'New York is kind of soft as a city'

Cam'ron recently did a interview and addresses the situation in Ferguson. I think it's messed up, "A lot of times what I think is honestly, us New Yorkers when it comes to situations like that we kinda soft as a city.

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Related Topix: New York

Silicon Alley Insider

The Cities Where The Most Billionaires Were Born

Fifty-two billionaires have been born in the Big Apple, totaling 3.09% of all billionaires on the planet.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

DNAInfo.com

See Stunt Performers and Go Inside a Movie Trailer at Kaufman Astoria Tour

Take a free behind-the-scenes look at the local film industry next month, when Kaufman Astoria Studios lets New Yorkers go inside production trailers and dressing rooms to celebrate the city's movie-making scene.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Watchdog group challenges NY redistricting plan

Watchdog group challenges NY redistricting plan Common Cause/NY is leading a lawsuit appealing the state Board of Elections' approved ballot language on the November... Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1oNzN6d Common Cause/NY is leading a lawsuit appealing the state Board of Elections' approved ballot language on ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Yahoo!

NYC grand jury to hear police chokehold case

A New York City prosecutor said on Tuesday he will present evidence to a grand jury next month to determine whether anyone should be criminally charged in the death of an unarmed man who police put in a choke hold while arresting him.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Newsday

North Shore-LIJ partners with Cleveland Clinic on region's cardiac care

North Shore-LIJ Health System Tuesday jointly announced a new alliance with the famed Cleveland Clinic, a collaboration aimed at providing New York heart patients greater access to clinical trials as well as advances in cardiac care.

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Ballot Access News

Five Candidates Likely to be on New York November Ballot for Governor

August 19 is the petition deadline for New York independent candidates, and the nominees of unqualified parties, for state office.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Howie Hawkins

New York Daily News

Evian offering free 'bottle service' across New York

The water company, which serves out spring water from the French Alps, is handing out free bottles of water across New York City's parks until Thursday via a social media campaign.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Alabama Live

New York inmate's wrongful death lawsuit targets Corizon, Alabama's inmate health care...

Photo from 'Cruel Confinement' report released this morning by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, New York, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

WHEC-TV Rochester

Xerox to lay off 121 employees in Webster

News10NBC has learned Xerox has filed a WARN Notice with the New York State Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: New York, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Business Wire

Park Hyatt New York Debuts

Guests of Park Hyatt New York will enjoy its prime location at 153 West 57th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, which is within walking distance to Central Park and across the street from historic Carnegie Hall.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Dining

New York Daily News

Prove it, Zephyr

As a would-be candidate for governor - and one whose New York residency is sketchy - Democratic gadfly challenger Zephyr Teachout should immediately make public her tax returns.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

OhNoTheyDidnt

Open Casting Call for Steve McQueen's HBO Project This Saturday in New York City

Do you think you have the talent, the looks and charisma to be a leading man? Then here's your opportunity.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, African-American

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WGRE-FM Greencastle

Prof. David Gellman to Speak as Part of Iowa's 'Authors for History' Series

David N. Gellman, professor of history at DePauw University, is among the roster of guests announced for the 2014-15 "Authors for History" series at Salisbury House in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: DePauw University, New York

City Limits

From the Archives: A Postmortem of NYC's 'Undetermined' Fatalities

We know that the dead man was 54. He was white. He was an organ donor. He drank too much, and it gave him a fatty liver.

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Related Topix: New York, Train Disaster

Independent.ie

Exclusive: Niall Horan takes to the decks at Irish bar in New York

Irish boyband sensation Niall Horan made a special appearance at The Late Late - an 'Irish inspired' bar where he took to the decks to play a special set.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

NBC Announces Massive Marketing Campaign for New Season of the Blacklist

NBC is waging a comprehensive marketing campaign to ensure the continued awareness for its No.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, New York

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